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Puerto Rico: The Ultimate Eurogame

March 30, 2013

The board game boom in the last decade was ushered in by the rise of eurogames: games designed for deep strategy with interesting mechanics, a de-emphasis on the role of luck, and tighter gameplay. Settlers of Catan kicked off the trend, and ever since games have been released which have tried to master the elegance […]

The Ten Greatest Board Games

November 3, 2009

The Ten Greatest Board Games 10. Trivial Pursuit (1981) In 1981, two Canadian magazine editors decided to design their own game and ended up creating a champion medium for all sorts of useless facts and knowledge. The gameplay is decent enough, simple in concept, but the trivia challenge is what made this game a huge […]